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Cape Town, Lagos marathons innovate to stay tops

Africa's top marathons - the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon and the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon - are both responding positively to the challenges presented by the COVID-19 virus, ensuring their events don’t lose traction during lockdown curtailments. The two...

Eliud Kipchoge, in support of virtual Lewa Safari Marathon, shows star pulling-power.

Whenever Eliud Kipchoge runs, the world takes notice, affording the Kenyan athlete similar status to that given to Roger Bannister after the English doctor had broken through the four-minute mile barrier at Oxford in 1954.The only human to have...

A Pro’s trail: Q&A with Abuchi Obinwa

Abuchi Obinwa is a Nigerian-American currently playing professional football in the United States. He was provisionally part of the Nigeria squad that won the title at the 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates. A controversial...

Tech brings fans to the stadium

Denmark’s Superliga became the second league in Europe to make a return following the coronavirus-inflicted halt on proceedings, and one club – AGF Aarhus- looked to ensure their fans were as close to the action as possible. Aarhus, founded in...

Africa Day and a 27-year retro delight for Olympique de Marseille

It has been a double delight for Olympique de Marseille (OM or Marseille to fans) this week, with celebrations of both Africa Day on May 25th and of the 27th anniversary of one of the Club's greatest achievements. Club lore at...

Pogba, Rashford poised for Man Utd return

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjær has revealed that Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford will be ready to feature for the Red Devils when the Premier League resumes, following an enforced break occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic.The duo, who...

Ronaldo was difficult to manage says Capello

Legendary Italian coach, Fabio Capello has identified Brazilian forward, Ronaldo as the greatest player he ever managed. Capello managed Ronaldo for six months during his second tenure at Real Madrid from 2006 - 2007. The Italian trainer however noted that managing the Brazilian...

Renard: Cote d’Ivoire rode luck to beat Ghana to Afcon 2015 title

Two-time Africa Cup of Nations-winning coach, Hervé Renard has confessed his second title triumph was a stroke of luck.The Frenchman - who had previously beaten the odds to win the title with Zambia in 2012 - repeated the magic...

Ramos injured Salah intentionally says Chiellini

Juventus centre-back Giorgio Chiellini has insisted that Real Madrid captain, Sergio Ramos intentionally injured Liverpool forward, Mohammed Salah in the 2018 UEFA Champions League final. Chiellini however revealed that he is full of admiration for the way in which the...